Labor

Sven Beckert

Sven Beckert

Laird Bell Professor of American History, Harvard University; WCFIA Faculty Associate

Professor Beckert's research and teaching focus on the history of the United States in the nineteenth century, with a particular emphasis on the history...

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Robinson Hall
Room 119
35 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617.495.0697
Israel G. Solares

Israel G. Solares

Visiting Fellow, Fall 2019, WIGH
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego (starting January 2020)
Israel G. Solares received his PhD in 2018 from El Colegio de México. He has been a Visiting Researcher and Research Associate at the Kellogg Institute... Read more about Israel G. Solares
Michael Homberg

Michael Homberg

Visiting Fellow Spring 2019, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Cologne

Michael Homberg has studied Modern and Medieval History, German Philology and Political Sciences at the University of Cologne,...

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Felipe Alfonso

Felipe Alfonso

PhD Candidate in History, Universidade de São Paulo
Global Fellow at Harvard University, Spring 2019
Felipe Rodrigues Alfonso has a Bachelor's Degree in History at the University of Sao Paulo with partial completion at the University Paris-Sorbonne IV, a... Read more about Felipe Alfonso
Johannes Knierzinger

Johannes Knierzinger

Visiting Scholar, 2018-2019, WIGH
Fellow, Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France
Justin F. Jackson

Justin F. Jackson

Visiting Fellow, WIGH
Assistant Professor of History, Bard College at Simon’s Rock
Research Interests: United States in the world; US empire; global labor history; war and society; Cuba; and Philippines.
Ritesh Jaiswal

Ritesh Jaiswal

Graduate Research Fellow, Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations
PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of Delhi
Research Interests: History of South and Southeast Asian Migration in Global Perspective, Labour history, Kangani and Maistry systems of Migration.

Zhanna Popova

Global Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (spring 2016). PhD Candidate, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam.

Research interests: History of unfree labor, forced migration, and penal regimes; social history of Russia and the Soviet Union; and global history.

1727 Cambridge Street
room E210
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-3567
Walter Friedman

Walter Friedman

Lecturer of Business Administration
Director, Business History Initiative, Harvard Business School

Walter A. Friedman is Director of the Business History Initiative and Lecturer.  He edits Business History Review ...

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Omar Gueye

Omar Gueye

Visiting Scholar, Fall 2017
WIGH Fellow 2013-2014
Professor of History, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal

Research interests: Labor in postwar French West Africa; and social history in Africa.

Amitava Chowdhury

Amitava Chowdhury

2013-2014 WIGH Fellow
Associate Professor of History, Queen's University, Canada

Amitava Chowdhury is an historian and historical archaeologist of agrarian labour regimes and colonial plantations in the British Caribbean and the Indian...

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